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17 Jul 2014
When Cathay Pacific left Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) a year ago to start its own freight busines
16 Jul 2014
Qatar Airways today said it plans to order four new Boeing 777 freighters with an option for four more, bolstering its ambitious bid to become a Top 5 cargo airline by 2018.
16 Jul 2014
Hong Kong-listed shipping line OOCL and Dubai-based Etihad Airways have not yet been officially informed of a Bangladesh high court ruling that accuses them of evading taxes and money laundering...
14 Jul 2014
Robust demand out of Hong Kong and China in June saw cargo and mail carried on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair gro
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
10 Jul 2014
Lufthansa Cargo is cutting freighter capacity in response to continued weakness in global cargo demand that saw its volume slump by 8 percent year-on-year in June with no signs of a pickup in sight.
08 Jul 2014
Air France-KLM trimmed its 2014 profit forecast by up to 12 percent, citing “persistently weak” cargo demand.
07 Jul 2014
Forwarders remain unimpressed with new European Union air cargo screening regulations that have been in effect for a week, although no major disruptions have been reported.
02 Jul 2014
Global air cargo traffic grew 4.7 percent in May from the previous year, with all regions posting increased volumes as world trade and business confidence recovered from a weak first quarter, the International Air Transport Association said.
30 Jun 2014
While many air freight carriers have seen their cargo shift to ocean during the long recovery from the Great Recession, DHL Express has experienced the opposite.